Primary Care PNP Certification Review Course

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Join us in Cleveland!

We are offering our highly rated Primary Care PNP Certification Review course in Cleveland on
Aug. 11-12, 2018, at The Westin Cleveland Downtown. 

Course Description

This two-day course is designed to help you prepare for and pass the national pediatric nurse practitioner certification examination, whether you are taking the exam offered by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) or the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC). The review will cover major theories of growth and development, diagnosis, treatment modalities, interventions of common pediatric illnesses, health care policy issues and more. An audience response system for practice exam questions will help you identify and analyze strengths and weaknesses. An organized approach will improve retention and recall, while integrating test-taking strategies to help you succeed.

Presented by Traci Snedden, PhD, RN, APRN, CNE , Ann Petersen-Smith, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, CPNP-AC and Breanne Roche, MSN, RN, CPNP 

CE: 15.0 contact hours

The review course is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day with breakfast provided. Lunch is on your own. 

Registration is $300 for NAPNAP members and student members. All nonmembers can register for $375. 

To register by mail/fax, download the registration form.


Day One

  • 7-8 a.m. – Registration and Continental Breakfast
  • 8-8:15 a.m. – Welcome of Attendees and Introduction of Speakers
  • 8:15-9 a.m. - Secrets to Test Success
  • 9–9:30 a.m. - Developmental Theorists
  • 9:30–10:15 a.m. - Prenatal & Newborn Risk Factors
  • 10:15-10:30 a.m. – Break
  • 10:30-11:15 a.m.– The Infant 
  • 11:15 a.m.-Noon - Disorders of the Genitourinary System
  • Noon–1 p.m. – Lunch
  • 1–1:45 p.m. - The Toddler 
  • 1:45–2:30 p.m. - ​Disorders of the Neurologic System
  • 1:45–2:30 p.m. - ​Disorders of the Cardiovascular System
  • 3:15-3:30 p.m. – Break
  • 3:30–4:15 p.m. - Disorders of the GI System
  • 4:15–5 p.m. - Disorders of Dermatology

Day Two

  • 8-8:15 a.m. – Welcome 
  • 8:15-9 a.m. - Disorders of the Respiratory System
  • 9–9:45 a.m. - Disorders of Eyes/ Ears/Nose & Throat
  • 9:45-10 a.m. – Break
  • 10-10:45 a.m.– Disorders of the Endocrine Systems
  • 10:45-11:30 a.m. - The Adolescent G&D
  • 11:30 a.m.-Noon - Behavioral and Psychological  ​
  • Noon–1 p.m. – Lunch
  • 1–1:30 p.m. - Health Policy & Professional Issues
  • 1:30–2:15 p.m. - The Preschooler G&D
  • 2:15–3 p.m. - Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System
  • 3-3:15 p.m. – Break
  • 3:15–4:15 p.m. - Immunizations
  • 4:15–5 p.m. - The School-ager G&D

Book your Hotel

NAPNAP is able to offer our participants discounted rates of $189+tax single/double occupancy at Holiday Inn Express & Suites located at 629 Euclid Avenue about 5 minutes from the Westin. Reserve at Holiday Inn Express now.


The Westin Cleveland Downtown hotel will offer an overnight valet parking at $25 per night and $15 per day. This is a discounted rate for NAPNAP event participants only.

Getting to Cleveland

Delta Airlines extends a discount to conference participants traveling between Aug. 5 - 17, 2018, to Cleveland. Book online at Select book your trip and enter the meeting code NMRJ5 in the box provided to receive the discount. The discount code cannot be used in conjunction with other discounts.

If you are arriving by Amtrak, the rail station is located less than one mile from the hotel.

Getting Downtown

In addition to traditional taxis and shuttles, the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) offers convenient service to and from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. RTA's Red Line provides regular service between CLE and downtown Cleveland via the Tower City Station. The trip takes less than 30 minutes and trains depart from CLE every 15 minutes for the majority of the day. RTA's station at CLE is located on the lower level of the main terminal. To reach the RTA station, travelers should use the elevators or escalators located in the center of the ticketing and baggage claim levels. The cost is $2.50.

Things to Do

Nestled on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland is Ohio's second-largest city, featuring a bustling downtown core with an eclectic mix of restaurants, shops, museums, sporting arenas, and world-class hospitals. There is no shortage of wonderful things to do here. From catching an Indians game to attending a performance at Playhouse Square or jamming out at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, there are activities in downtown Cleveland to suit every personality. 

Destination Cleveland partners are offering specials to meetings and convention attendees to make your experience in Cleveland all the more enjoyable. To participate, show your conference badge to any of the partners and receive their special offer.

Registration Policies

Refund Policy

We will refund your registration fees if we receive your cancellation in writing via mail, fax or email before Aug. 3, 2018. We cannot accept telephone cancellations. A $30 administrative fee will apply to all refunds.

Cancellation Policy

If NAPNAP finds it necessary to cancel this event for any reason including, but not limited to, registration responses, strikes or acts of God, liability shall be limited to a full refund of registration fees. Notification of a canceled event will be sent at least 10 days prior to the conference starting date, when possible. Registration refund will be processed within 15 days after event date.

American Disability Act

NAPNAP and The Westin Cleveland Downtown  are committed to making this activity accessible to all individuals. The Westin Cleveland Downtown guest rooms, common areas and transportation services are in substantial compliance with applicable public accommodation obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need special assistance, auxiliary aid(s) or service(s) as identified under the ADA, or have a dietary restriction, please describe your needs during the registration process. Most requests can be accommodated if notification is received by Aug. 1, 2018.